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Report Tackles Supreme Court Ruling on Workplace Harassment

More than three million lower-level supervisors exercise significant control over the daily working lives of more than 17 million low-wage workers, according to the report.

A new report from the National Women’s Law Center argues, among other things, that Congress should pass the Fair Employment Protection Act to correct the narrow definition of a supervisor created by last summer’s Supreme Court decision in Vance v. Ball State University.

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The Three Best and Worst Moments for Women’s Economic Status in 2013

Despite a tough year for U.S. women's overall economic status, we have good reason to feel optimistic that the tide may turn in 2014.

Despite a tough year for U.S. women’s overall economic status, we have good reason to feel optimistic that the tide may turn in 2014.

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50 Years After the March on Washington, Still Fighting for Jobs and Freedom

The March on Washington, 1963.

As we mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, I can’t help but notice that many of the gains made as a result of the Civil Rights Movement are being rolled back.

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Fired for Being Hot? How the Iowa Supreme Court Replaced Employment Law With Purity Culture

A stunning decision from the Iowa Supreme Court has little to do with law and everything to do with purity culture.

A stunning decision from the Iowa supreme court has little to do with law and everything to do with purity culture.

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Why Justice Alito May Be the Most Dangerous Man on the Bench

Between his dissent in Windsor and his majority opinion in Vance, Justice Alito proves he's willing to do the Bishop's bidding.

For Justice Samuel Alito, the Defense of Marriage Act and workplace discrimination cases represent the coming together of two very real threats to him: advancing equality in society and advancing equality in the workplace.

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Justices Alito and Kennedy Mansplain Away Your Rights

Conservatives on the Supreme Court try to explain away gutting two important employment discrimination protections. Like toddlers with their fingers stuck in their ears, the opinions in both Vance and Nassar are the equivalent of "la la la, can't hear you." (Pictured above: Justice Alito, left, and Justice Kennedy.)

Conservatives on the Supreme Court try to explain away gutting two important employment discrimination protections. Like toddlers with their fingers stuck in their ears, the opinions in both Vance and Nassar are the equivalent of “la la la, can’t hear you.”

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